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Simon Appleton (NZCFS Website Admin)

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Why not learn Chinese?

Mandarin is the main language of China. it’s also spoken in Hong Kong (China), Macao (China), Malaysia, Singapore and Chinese communities in... Read more

About WeChat

It’s hard to imagine life in modern China without WeChat. The app is just one of many examples of how China is leading the world in software... Read more

Explore China: The Northwest

Report: Explore China: the North West Tour, October 11 to November 1 16 tour group members. Two hours on the tarmac in Shanghai for the... Read more

NZCFS Explore China: The Centre Tour

October 7 to 29 2018, 22 Days in China   A further tour from NZCFS in the acclaimed and popular ‘Explore China’ series. The focus of t... Read more
Rewi Alley RAFE Fund

Rewi Alley

The most famous New Zealander in China - Rewi Alley contributed perhaps more than any other foreigner to the Chinese revolution. He was th... Read more
Advice for International Students and Hosts - NZCFS

New to New Zealand?

Advice for International Students and Hosts.  We hope the following may be helpful to all concerned, especially educational institution... Read more

NZCFS Projects in Guangxi

Projects in Quanzhou County, Guilin NZCFS has been working for several years in Dongshan Village, four hours drive north of Guilin. Dongsha... Read more

He Ming Qing (Kathleen Hall) Memorial Scholarship

Kathleen Hall was a New Zealand missionary nurse in China who worked in poor rural areas under extremely difficult conditions, and trained... Read more
Headmaster Ni Caiwang points to an artists impression of the newly competed Shandan Bailie School

Shandan Bailie School

Throughout its existence the New Zealand China Friendship Society has had a special relationship with the Shandan Bailie School, founded... Read more

Gung Ho Co-operatives

Gung Ho is the slogan and nickname of the International Committee for the Promotion of Chinese Industrial Cooperatives, a project founded ... Read more

NZCFS Projects in Northwest China

NZCFS have delivered a range of projects in the NW of China. They all started in Shandan, situated in the Hexi Corridor, Gansu. Shandan is... Read more

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